Frederick Bryan

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Frederick Bryan
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   6/19/1956-3/30/1972
Preceded by:   William Bondy
Succeeded by:   Robert Ward
Personal History
Born:   1904
Undergraduate:   Columbia University (1925)
Law School:   Columbia University Law School (1928)

Frederick Van Pelt Bryan (1904-1978) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bryan was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on May 18, 1956, to a seat vacated by William Bondy; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1956, and received his commission on June 19th. Bryan was succeeded in this position by Robert Ward. He assumed senior status on April 1, 1972, and served in that position until his death on April 17, 1978.[1]

Early life and education

  • Columbia University, A.B., 1925
  • Columbia University Law School, LL.B., 1928[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1928-1933
  • Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1933-1937
  • First assistant corporation counsel, 1938-1942
  • U.S. Army, 1942-1946
  • Private practice, New York City, 1946-1956
  • Member, Temporary State Commission to Study the Organizational Structure of the Government of the City of New York, 1953-1954
  • Counsel to the Temporary Commission on the Courts of the State of New York, 1954-1956[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Bryan was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on May 18, 1956, to a seat vacated by William Bondy; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1956, and received his commission on June 19th. Bryan was succeeded in this position by Robert Ward. He assumed senior status on April 1, 1972, and served in that position until his death on April 17, 1978.[1]

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Bondy
Southern District of New York
1956–1972
Succeeded by:
Robert Ward